Bakersfield California Chicken Ordinance

Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYes
Max Chickens AllowedR-S ZONING ONLY
Roosters AllowedYes
Permit RequiredNo
Coop RestrictionsKept securely enclosed in a yard or pen at all times.
City/Organization Contact nameBakersfield City Clerk: (661) 326-3767
Additional Information
6.08.010 Keeping prohibited—Exception. RECENTLY CHANGED to R-S only.
It is unlawful for any person to keep or have under their care, custody or control, either as owner or otherwise, any chickens, ducks, geese, or poultry or fowl of any kind whatsoever, within the city, unless same are kept securely enclosed in a yard or pen at all times and that the property is within an agricultural zone or residential suburban zone, as said zones are defined in Title 17 of this code. (Ord. 4655 § 1, 2011; prior code § 9.02.010)
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Information Last Updated2012-04-11 11:19:00

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